Science Fiction in the News Articles
Related to material in R.U.R.
by Karel Capek

Science fiction in the News articles describe real-world events that relate to the ideas and inventions in sf novels and movies. Select a news article:

Roomba's Brother PackBot
   iRobot's Roomba cleans up around the house - their PackBot helps soldiers clean up on the battlefield, doing duty as HAZMAT assistant, targeting aid, and bomb discovery droid.

Android Weightlifter Now Capable Of Body Slam
   Great sensor skills make the difference in this human-sized robot.

Wakamaru Robot Receptionists Hired By Temp Agency
   This mobile, friendly, singing robot is now ready to go to work in your office.

RunBot Learns To Walk At Human Speed
   Better put on your walking shoes to keep up with this robot. is devoted to the creative inventions of science fiction authors and movie makers. Look for the Science Fiction Invention Category that interests you, the Glossary of Science Fiction Inventions, the Timeline of Science Fiction Inventions, or see what's New.
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in the News

Shanghai Guidelines For Humanoid Robots
re: Isaac Asimov

Desktop TARS Robot From Interstellar
re: Christopher Nolan

Robots Can Now Have Smiling Faces With Human Skin
re: James Cameron

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